August 13: This Day in NHL History

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August 13 NHL History 1938: Bill Masterton is born in Winnipeg. Masterton, a forward playing for the first-year Minnesota North Stars, isn’t wearing a helmet when he is checked hard in a game against the Oakland Seals on Jan. 13, 1968, and lands on his head. He dies two days later. The Bill Masterton Trophy is […]

April 24: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 24 1969: Jean Beliveau scores the only overtime goal of his Hall of Fame career when he beats Gerry Cheevers at 31:28 to give the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 series-clinching victory against the Bruins in Game 6 of the Semifinals at Boston Garden. Beliveau sets up the tying goal […]